Russia's humanitarian aid policy

17-05-2016

Since the mid-2000s, Russia has emerged – or rather, re-emerged – as a donor of humanitarian aid. However, its contributions remain modest compared to those of more established donors, and some Russian aid appears to serve geopolitical rather than humanitarian objectives.

Since the mid-2000s, Russia has emerged – or rather, re-emerged – as a donor of humanitarian aid. However, its contributions remain modest compared to those of more established donors, and some Russian aid appears to serve geopolitical rather than humanitarian objectives.